Family Resource Navigators

Events & Trainings

From IEP clinics to organizing your files, we offer a wide variety of FREE trainings, conferences and events for families every year. Sign up today by using the links below.

featured Trainings

Learn about IEP’s

Individualized Education Plan Clinic

You’ll learn the ins and outs of navigating the IEP process at your child’s school district. You’ll get 1:1 support from one of our trained parent mentors on how to review your IEP documents. This training is a great place to ask questions and work through any problems you are having with your child’s school district. (Mentor parents are not attorneys and IEP clinics do not provide legal advice.)

Get it Together

Organize your Paperwork and your Life

We know you have a lot of paperwork! Bring your latest paperwork or application that you want to tackle. Every month, you can join us for coffee and a bagel to get organized with the support of our staff. Offered in Spanish and English (with other languages possible upon request).

ASD Learning Group

Parenting a child with ASD

Offered four times a year, this learning groups pairs education with support and tackles different topics. This group is designed for those whose kids just got diagnosed and who want to learn about the diagnosis, the impact on their family, and valuable resources.

Services for Young Children

Services for Young Children

Have questions about your child’s services in Early Start? Wondering what happens when your child ages out of early intervention? FRN staff offer a discussion and overview of services for young children the 4th Tuesday of the month. Offered in Cantonese, English, Spanish and Mam.

2020 EVENTS & Trainings

Virtual Storytime (in English)

DATE: Tuesday, November 16, 2020 TIME: 12:00pm via Zoom REGISTER: Join us from the comfort of home! Story book featuring: Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues Social story with visual aids on COVID-19 Zoom link will be emailed…

Transicion a La Vida Adulta

  Transicion a La Vida Adulta Este taller virtual les ayudara a los padres a entender la diferencia entre graduarse de la High school con un diploma o certficado de conclusión. Se hablara sobre otros recursos como la tutela, inscripcion…

IEP Strategies for Black Families: A Six Week Training

IEP Strategies for Black Families A 6 week training: Empowering and educating families who identify as African American or Black YOUR VOICE MATTERS. Want to learn effective strategies on how to navigate the IEP system? Everyone is welcome. Featuring Paula…

Building Speech and Language Skills for South Asian Families

Learn how to target activities to promote speech in daily life activities Learn activities and resources for parents of children with speech and language delays and disorders. Featuring Kathy Caporusso, MA, SLP   Register here

ABA Training in Arabic

Training for parents about: Autism Spectrum Disorder Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Parent involvement Presenters: Mayyadah Zaidani, and the ABA therapist Samah Awadallah MORE INFO: Mayyadah Zaidani (510) 759-1004 Register HERE   ABA تدريب حول خدمة ال تحليل السلوك التطبيقي باللغة…

Yoga Class for Kids…Virtually!

DATE: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 via Zoom TIME: 3:30pm – 4:15pm EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION: Zoom link will be emailed before the event date to those who register. Instructor: Gomathi Ramesh DESCRIPTION: Come, lets explore our mind, body, and breath in a fun-filled…

RCEB Services in Arabic

What services are available for Regional Center Clients? This training will be provided in Arabic Are you a client of the Regional Center of the East Bay? Do you know what services from RCEB your child/ young adult can qualify?…

South Asian Special Needs Family Playgroup

Everyone is welcome, with adaptions for children with special needs. Date: October 23rd Time: 5:30 PM Session time: 15-20 min – Fun with puppets – Read a book: explore your feelings – Pumpkin play – Materials you need for pumpkin…

RCEB Services in Arabic 2

  ما هي الخدمات المتوفرة لعملاء المركز الإقليمي؟ سيتم تقديم هذا التدريب باللغة العربية. اذا كنت احد عملاء الريجينال سنتر؟ هل تعرف ما هي الخدمات المقدمة التي يمكن لطفلك /الشاب التأهل لها؟ هل تعرف كيف تحصل على جميع الخدمات التي…

Positive Parenting Strategies

DATE: Tuesday, October 27,2020 TIME: 10am-11:30am via Zoom REGISTER HERE: Eventbrite Zoom link will be emailed before the event date to those who register. DESCRIPTION: Learn helpful parenting tips to support healthy socio-emotional child development and prevent problem behavior. MORE…

Turning Three Workshop

DATE: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 via Zoom TIME: 10am-11:30am REGISTER HERE: Eventbrite Zoom link will be emailed before the event date to those who register. DESCRIPTION: This workshop is for parents and caregivers who want to learn about the transition…

Learn with Less – Infant/ Toddler Workshop

DATE: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 via Zoom TIME: 10am-11am REGISTER HERE: Eventbrite Zoom link will be emailed before the event date to those who register. PRESENTER: Ayelet Marinovich, M.A., CCC-SLP DESCRIPTION: Parents and caregivers are encouraged to attend with their infant…

Training in Mam Language

September 28th, 2020 2pm-3:30pm How to apply for CalFresh Benefits October 26th, 2020 2pm-3:30pm  How to apply for Respite hours that Regional Center offers to their clients November 16th, 2020 2pm-3:30pm How to apply for In Home Supportive Services for…

Amor De Madre

Es un grupo de apoyo, un lugar donde puedes conocer a otros padres, quienes están en situaciones similares, donde puedes compartir experiencias e información. Invitamos a las mamas que tengan niños con necesidades especiales de 0-21 años. CUANDO: cada 3er jueves de cada mes Próximas…

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